Dr Bernard Corfe joined the University of Sheffield as a lecturer in 2002 following training in molecular pharmacology. His research training was in microbial molecular biology and his first postdoc was in Sheffield with Professor Anne Moir in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. He subsequently worked with Professor Caroline Dive in Manchester, studying the regulation of apoptosis in response to chemotherapeutic drugs. It was through this research that he became interested in the regulation of apoptosis by butyrate.
Dr Corfe is accompanied by the following team of facilators, who will facilitate the club on a rotation basis: